Tactical Team Leader

  • I wholeheartedly supported the SHARP (Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention) and EO (Equal Opportunity) programs, consistently demonstrating respect in a challenging multinational environment.
  • With selfless service beyond reproach, I remained completely dedicated to the unit’s mission, always putting the team first.
  • Leading from the front, I maintained an above-average Army Physical Fitness Test (APFT) score of 260, setting a high standard for physical fitness.
  • By conducting Special Emphasis Physical Fitness training, I played a key role in helping one trooper improve from failing to passing the APFT.
  • I consistently upheld high military bearing and standards, projecting self-confidence, authority, and enthusiasm at all times.
  • Completing the Air Traffic Control Specialist (ATCS) training at the Range Airspace Information Center ahead of schedule, I became a subject matter expert in airspace operations.
  • In addition to my primary duties, I successfully maintained multiple additional duties to standard, ensuring the company attained passing results for the ARMS (Aviation Resource Management Survey) inspection.
  • Demonstrating resiliency and adaptability in the face of adversity, I turned mistakes into valuable learning experiences.
  • I mentored two troopers, guiding and supporting them to successfully attain the rank of Sergeant, fostering their professional growth.
  • I prepared my section for the company Field Training Exercise (FTX), ensuring that Warrior Tasks and Drills were trained to the highest standard.
  • Providing continuous professional mentorship to subordinates, I empowered them with the confidence and skills to succeed in their roles.

ATC Operator

  • I effectively coordinated and ensured the safe flow of multiple F-15s to Saudi Arabia, contributing to one of the largest military sales to Saudi Arabia to date.
  • Despite being newly arrived from Advanced Individual Training (AIT), I completed the training program in under 60 days, showcasing my dedication and quick learning abilities.
  • I facilitated several facility briefings for senior officers and NCOs, effectively communicating important information and ensuring a clear understanding.
  • By promptly identifying a security boundary intruder and alerting security forces, I contributed to the detainment of two possible terrorists, ensuring the safety of personnel and resources.
  • I willingly accepted and performed additional duties to the standard, demonstrating flexibility and a commitment to mission success.
  • Running the Skywatch snack fund, I successfully generated enough funds to support the unit plaque program, contributing to unit morale and recognition.
  • I stood out among five other soldiers, being selected as the 2-58th Airfield Operations Battalion Soldier of the Year, reflecting my exceptional performance and dedication.
  • I set up the Tactical Airspace Integration System (TAIS) workstation in the Tactical Operations Center (TOC), facilitating connectivity with the Aviation Mission Planning System (AMPS), enhancing operational effectiveness.
  • Through keen judgment and continuous reevaluation of our processes, I improved and streamlined air traffic control procedures, contributing to over 20,000 incident-free hours.
  • Demonstrating superior knowledge, military bearing, poise, and self-confidence, I won the highly competitive Battalion Soldier of the Year award, representing excellence within the unit.
  • I provided safe, precise, and error-free air traffic control service in support of Operation Inherent Resolve, contributing to the overall mission success.
  • I played a key role in the safe completion of over 400 flights, supporting more than 90 missions for the 1-224 Aviation Regiment.

Shift Leader

  • I strongly supported the Army SHARP (Sexual Harassment/Assault Response and Prevention) and EEO/EO (Equal Employment Opportunity/Equal Opportunity) programs, promoting a climate of respect and dignity.
  • As a hard worker, I consistently demonstrated dependability and total dedication to the mission and the Army.
  • Being highly motivated, I continuously strive for excellence, maintaining a positive demeanor and inspiring others around me.
  • My attention to detail and invaluable experience played a vital role in the success during the FY14 ARMS inspection, with my facility receiving a commendable rating of 100%.
  • During my attendance at the Senior Leaders Course, I was selected as the Distinguished Honor Graduate, showcasing my exceptional performance and knowledge.
  • Alongside my military duties, I successfully completed a Minor degree in Airport Management, achieving an overall GPA of 3.0.
  • Motivating my soldiers to excel, I fostered teamwork and esprit de corps within my team, resulting in an average APFT score of 255 during company assessments.
  • I consistently presented the highest standards of military bearing and appearance, meeting or exceeding retention objectives for the first, second, and third quarters of FY15.
  • Willingly sharing my knowledge and expertise, I prepared and guided my subordinates to better overcome challenges and adversity, fostering their personal and professional growth.
  • I fostered an EO/SHARP climate of dignity and respect, actively engaged in training and addressing soldiers’ concerns, resulting in the elimination of sexual harassment and assault incidents.
  • By fostering a positive work environment through selfless sharing of insight and knowledge, I contributed to the growth and development of my subordinates.
  • I trained five soldiers and NCOs in Warrior Tasks and Drills, ensuring a 100% first-time pass rate and equipping them with essential skills for their roles.
  • Strongly enforcing all safety policies and regulations, I ensured the facility received a 360-day safety award, reflecting the commitment to a culture of safety.
  • I maintained 100% serviceability of air traffic control systems and equipment worth over $1,000,000, ensuring their availability for mission-critical operations.
  • Motivating junior soldiers to pursue professional development, I encouraged them to complete over 100 hours of correspondence courses, enhancing their knowledge and skills.

Mobile Tower System Specialist

  • I provided air traffic control services at Baledogle military airfield in Somalia, facilitating safe operations for rotary wing, fixed-wing, and unmanned aerial systems.

ATC Facility Chief

  • During the FY15 ARMS inspection, my facility received a commendable rating of 100% on Facility Equipment, reflecting the high standards and effective management.
  • I directed the safe, orderly, and expeditious flow of over 60,000 aircraft movements, maintaining an excellent safety record without any accidents or incidents.
  • With superb physical condition, I consistently earned the Physical Fitness Excellence Badge, scoring a perfect 300 on my last APFT.
  • Leading by example, I demonstrated a fitness level for all to emulate, resulting in my facility achieving an average APFT score of 267.
  • I coached, taught, and mentored two soldiers to achieve the rank of Sergeant, contributing to their professional growth and development.
  • Within just 90 days of arrival, I assumed Facility Chief duties and flawlessly performed all required tasks, showcasing adaptability and expertise.
  • Encouraging career advancement through education, I motivated my soldiers to pursue learning opportunities, resulting in eight soldiers completing over 2500 correspondence course hours.
  • Through effective risk management techniques, I led my facility to drive over 30,000 government vehicle miles to a remote duty location without any accidents or injuries.
  • I maintained 100% accountability and ensured the serviceability and mission readiness of ATC equipment valued at over $250,000, minimizing downtime and operational disruptions.
  • Simultaneously, I maintained 12 sets of Air Traffic Controller training records while achieving my own facility rating in just 45 days of a 154-day training program.
  • As a mentally resilient NCO, I remained a mature and level-headed leader, handling challenges and obstacles with composure and maintaining a focus on finding effective solutions.
  • I consistently met the Battalion reenlistment demands by providing proper counseling and guidance to eligible soldiers, ensuring they had the necessary information to make informed decisions.
  • Providing additional assistance to soldiers who faced difficulty in their ATC training program, I played a crucial role in helping them achieve training benchmarks and succeed in their roles.
  • I actively participated in the ATC training and development of one soldier and one civilian, guiding and supporting them to receive their FAA CTO (Control Tower Operator) rating.
  • Continuously seeking new ways to enhance the facility’s training program and reduce training time requirements for previously rated controllers, I played a key role in improving efficiency and proficiency.
  • I shared my personal knowledge and experience with junior soldiers, paving the way for future leaders to excel in an ever-changing environment.
  • Directing the safe, orderly, and expeditious flow of over 58,000 aircraft movements at Shell Army Airfield without any incident or accident, I ensured efficient operations and maintained a strong safety record.
  • I maintained 100% accountability and security of ATS (Air Traffic Services) equipment valued in excess of $1,000,000, demonstrating my responsibility and attention to detail.
  • Facilitating effective training in a tactical Ground-Controlled Approach (GCA) system with only two rated soldiers during a 16-hour day, all assigned personnel achieved the required qualifications.
  • I constantly provided training on training records and general air traffic control knowledge, ensuring the continuous development and readiness of my team.
  • Being chosen over eight Staff Sergeants, I served as an Observer Controller during the 2nd CAB Aerial Gunnery Convoy Live Fire FY 05, showcasing my expertise and leadership skills.
  • I trained my soldiers on tactical operations, directly contributing to the platoon’s success during exercise evaluations (EXEVAL).
  • Displaying personal concern and patience with soldiers, I created a positive training environment that promoted teamwork and fostered individual growth.
  • As an ATCS examiner, I rated four soldiers and provided practical training to eight soldiers, ensuring their readiness and proficiency in air traffic control operations.
  • I effectively coordinated training and safety matters between the flight companies and ATC, fostering collaboration and smooth operations.
  • Coordinating two MH-60 Blackhawk flights to deliver critical supplies in support of the evacuation of VSP Tagaw, I contributed to mission success and the well-being of personnel.
  • I developed and supervised a rigorous Physical Readiness Training (PRT) program, resulting in a 100% pass rate for the APFT for all subordinates in my facility.
  • I created and assisted in the company’s special conditioning program, leading to four troopers successfully passing the APFT and improving their physical fitness.
  • Volunteering my personal time, I set up system displays for Young Eagles flying events and BN (Battalion) functions, contributing to community engagement and morale.
  • Excelling as the MOTS (Mobile Tower System) Facility Chief, I provided on-the-job training and led over 900 incident-free civil and military aircraft movements, ensuring safe and efficient operations.
  • I trained three troopers to Readiness Level (RL) 1 in the MOTS program, demonstrating my expertise and contributing to operational proficiency.
  • As a mentor to controllers within the Brigade for MOS (Military Occupational Specialty) and career progression, I continually shared my knowledge to better the unit.
  • I planned and trained 34 troopers on FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) records and training programs, raising the technical acumen of junior troopers and enhancing their professional development.
  • Demonstrating natural leadership skills during ATC missions, I directed troopers and controlled operations with great success, ensuring efficient and safe air traffic management.
  • I executed the BN M249/240 range RSO (Range Safety Officer) duties soundly, resulting in an 80% qualification rate and maintaining a focus on safety.
  • I established a company flight line driver training program, training and licensing 15 troopers for airfield and field training exercise (FTX) missions, enhancing operational capabilities.
  • Creating the company continuity book for the Master Driver course, I assisted in training seven troopers to receive their military license, ensuring compliance and safety.
  • I set the standard as the first MOTS to utilize the working ALS (Airfield Lighting System) during the ATSCOM inspection, resulting in a commendable 100% score.
  • I sustained the upkeep and accountability of the AN/MSQ-135 MOTS and associated equipment valued in excess of $6,500,000, ensuring their operational readiness.
  • I trained 20 troopers as flight line driver NCOIC (Noncommissioned Officer in Charge), setting the example for the rest of the battalion to emulate.
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